Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Yvretta Hemming, 1935 . Stylops 4(1) : 3.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Pamphila citrus Mabille, 1889. Naturaliste (2), 3: 144, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Yvretta was introduced as a replacement for Chaerephon Godman, [1900], which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Chaerephon Godman, 1900: 462, 474.
Chaerophon ; Holland, 1931: 369.
Choerephon ; Mabille, 1904: 125.
Yuretta ; Maza & Bezaury, 1992: 35.
Yuretta ; Maza & GutiƩrrez, 1994: 35.


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